I am Victoria Ushkanova 

I was born in Grozny. I grew up in Moscow where I studied art.


 Photographer and visual artist based in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

I have  14 years of experience in photography.

I love yoga and try to be conscious in this world.

My photography is a vision and a connection with humanity.

                                           Selected by FRESH EYES (is presenting the greatest photography talents from Europe)/GUP Magazine

                                           New Dutch Photography Talent 2019 /GUP Magazine
                                           Winner of the Nikon Photo Contest 2017 Professional Portrait Category Russia.





Victoria Ushkanova CV

 Photographer and media Artist studied Art and Fashion photography. 

Art Experience


2019 Selected Fresh Eyes Photo /GUP Magazine


2018 Selected for the "New Dutch Photographer Talent 2019»/GUP Magazine, Melkweg Gallery  Amsterdam


2017  "Marina" Winner 1 place Nomination "Professionals Portrait"  Nikon ''At the Heart of the 
          Image -2017'' / Nikon Russia

2015 Unseen Photo Fair & Festival  / participant  Video art "Typology" 13 min / Amsterdam


2013 Videodance "Displacement"/ participant EXTRA SHORT FILM FESTIVAL/ 35 mm Moscow


2013 Videodance "Displacement"/ Performance Art Festival/ Open-Air Stage Theater Moscow


2013 Collaboration/ Koktebel Art Residence /Krym


2013 Collaboration with artist Kseniya Sorokina/ Video/ 5 Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art


2013 Video / River Scene a project by Wiliam Speakman and Theo Tegelaers/ Nikola-Lenivets/

         5 Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art


2012.09 Video Art/ William Parke, Patricia Parker/ Residence Nikola-lenivets/ Russia


2012.07 Collaborate with Ksenia Sorokina/ Video/ WINZAVOD Moscow/ START Project


2012.07 ARTIST'S BODY/ performance Victoria Ushkanova / MMOMA Moscow/

             Biennale Young Art/ http://juliafertig.de/?p=421


2012.08 Collaboration with Performers from the school TSEKH-Moscow


2012.05 Laboratory KIRILL SEREBRENNIKOV / PLATFORMA project / Media performance /            


2012.03 Cinematographer/ project Niwa Yoshinori / Double Vision: Contemporary Art from Japan/         MMOMA Moscow


2011 Video art ‘Fishway’ collaboration with composer Anna Mikhailova/ Media Table May/             MediaArtLab -Moscow


2011 Cinematographer/ Independent film


2010 Collaborate with Ksenia Sorokina/ Video/ START project WINZAVOD Centre for                 Contemporary Art Moscow



Photography workshop


       http://fotodepartament.ru :


2012 WANDERING FORMS/ Alina Belishkina


2012 Potential acute// Alina Belishkina


2011 PHOTOGRAPHY. OBJECTIFICATION OF THE VOID/Alina Belishkina                


2011 The Nordic Photography: Experience Self-portrait LINA SCHEYNIUS                 


2010 International Summer Photoworkshop/ WANESSA WINSHIP,

         UK, Agence VU Storytelling: Portrait Within the Environment


2008 International Summer Photoworkshop PAVEL SAMOKHVALOV


2009-2010 workshop Art Director/ VGIK/ Russian State University of Cinematography



Art workshops


2013 Art Project by Theo Tegelaers/TAAK.ME and William Speakman.

A three-day journey on the Ugra River in Russia. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NE5FNccafO0


2013 Koktebel Art Residence


2012.08 collaboration with Performers from the school TSEKH-Moscow/Video


2012.09 Art Residence Nikola-lenivets/ William Parke/ Patricia Parker /Video


21012   ImPulsTanz 2012/Benoît LACHAMBRE/ Angélique WILLKIE/Linda RABIN /Workshops

2011–2012 MMOMA/Laboratory of Performance Media


2011–2012 MMOMA/School of Contemporary Art "Free Workshops»


2011-2011 WACADEMY/ OLGA Shishko Media Art


2010–2011 Moscow Museum Of Modern Art School /MMOMA of Contemporary Art  "Free Workshops"


2000-2004    MGUS Institute for Applied Design, Art and Fashion photography


1997-2000 MGUS Institute for Applied Design, costume design (ba)


Work experience


2013.. until now Documentation of project, events and portrait for cultural platform http://www.taak.me/


2008-2013 Photographer, Burda Publishing House Moscow, editorial covers fashion for magazine ‘’GIRL’’ and other magazines